On May 12, 2014, the City Council of the City of Culver City authorized the donation of one of the City’s decommissioned paramedic vehicles to the Fire Department in Uruapan, Mexico, in coordination with the Culver City Sister City Committee (CCSCC).
On Monday, December 8, 2014, the City will officially transfer the decommissioned 2003 Freightliner ambulance and miscellaneous medical equipment to the City of Uruapan!
The public is invited to help welcome Uruapan Councilmember Jose Alberto Paz Marín and Uruapan International Affairs Assistant Alfredo Ramírez López on December 8th at 4:30 pm in front of City Hall, located at 9770 Culver Boulevard. At that time, there will be opportunities to meet and take photographs with our two Uruapan visitors and see the donated ambulance. Immediately following the photo opportunity, there will be a reception for our guests in the Dan Patacchia Conference Room from 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm. At the City Council meeting, which begins at 7:00 pm in the Mike Balkman Council Chambers, the City Council will acknowledge this momentous occasion with a presentation. On Tuesday, Councilmember Paz Marín and Mr. Lopez will begin their drive to Uruapan to deliver the ambulance to the Uruapan Fire Department.